Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology Dosimetry
Annually calibrates radiation therapy equipment in all modalities at all energies and geometrics used in the treatment of patients.
Performs routine checks of therapy equipment to ensure proper functioning of equipment and delivery of proper radiation dose; maintains accurate records of these checks.
Performs checks annually in all diagnostic equipment and shielding devices.
Measures and/or generates data checks and periodically the radiation characteristics of all therapeutic equipment and incorporates such data in the treatment planning computer.
Performs semiannual calibrations and routine checks on radiation measuring instruments.
Supervises and performs the housekeeping and quality assurance of the treatment planning computer.
Stays up to date with the protocols and guidelines issued by the professional organizations such as the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
Masters degree in physics (M.Sc.) is required.
Previous experience in a radiation oncology setting is required.
Ability to operate complex computerized equipment is necessary.
Ability to effectively prioritize work and work under stressful situations is necessary.
Holds a Current Therapeutic Radiological Physicist (TRP) license from the State of Florida
Is Board eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology in the field of Radiation Oncology Physics;
Maintains his/her licenses and certifications and is enrolled in continuing medical education
About Holy Cross Hospital
Holy Cross Hospital, a private Catholic, non-profit community hospital opened in 1955 to serve the sick and injured without regard to race, religion or nationality.
Owned and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy for decades, the hospital is now sponsored by Catholic Health Ministries.
Holy Cross contains one of the greatest concentrations of medical talent in South Florida. Our medical staff consists of more than 600 highly skilled physicians representing nearly every specialty in medicine. Their skills attract patients from around South Florida, across the United States and around the globe.
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